Mary Carroll Supplee, longtime Roland Park homemaker, dies

Mrs. Supplee was a member of the Junior League of Baltimore and the Society of Colonial Dames.

Mary Carroll Supplee, a homemaker and accomplished needlepoint worker, died of complications from dementia Feb. 25 at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 93.

The daughter of Victor Wilson, an attorney, and Gertrude Lee Unduch Wilson, Mary Carroll Wilson was born in Catonsville, where she was also raised.

After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School, she worked as a secretary for United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co.

She was married in 1943 to Edward Arthur Supplee Sr.

A 50-year resident of Hillside Road in Roland Park, Mrs. Supplee was an active member of the Junior League of Baltimore and the Society of Colonial Dames.

A talented seamstress, she also made many heirloom needlepoint items for her children and grandchildren and for her church, family members said.

A world traveler, Mrs. Supplee enjoyed visiting Ocean City and playing tennis and bridge.

Her husband of 59 years, an attorney, died in 2002.

She had been living at Blakehurst since 2010.

She was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. March 18 at St. Mary's Cemetery, 233 Homeland Ave., Govans.

Mrs. Supplee is survived by two sons, Edward A. Supplee Jr. of Palo Alto, Calif., and W. Scott Supplee of Baltimore; a daughter, Cynthia Swart of Lyme, N.H.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

—Frederick N. Rasmussen

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